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Jun 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2017: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendFollow the money.  Whether you’re about to start the due diligence process in an M&A deal or you’re investigating an accounting fraud, knowing key accounting concepts will help you in legal matters like these where accounting lies at the heart of the issue.  So when you’re poring over financial statements and "following the money," looking for t...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

ABA

ERISA Litigation National Institute

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Approaching ERISA from a litigation perspective, this program emphasizes the practical, not the theoretical. This National Institute is for litigators and benefits practitioners who wish to further their knowledge of the substantive and most recent case law. For ERISA specialists who draft plan language and render advice about plan administration, the program provides tips for minimizing litigatio...

American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Jun 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Internal Investigations 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendKnowing how to conduct efficient and effective internal investigations is key to protecting your clients or company. Companies and their counsel need to be diligent and proactive in identifying risks and remedying potential issues. At this program, an expert faculty will review the fundamentals of conducting an effective and efficient investigation using a real-world hypotheti...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 9, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

ABA

Advanced ERISA Benefit Claims Litigation

Chicago, Illinois, USA
The majority of cases litigated under ERISA involve claims for benefits. Taught by some of the country’s most experienced disability practitioners, this advanced seminar will delve into the practical details for prosecuting and defending these claims. This one-half day program will address legal developments and the how to’s of benefits claims including: administrative claims and appeals, litigati...

American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Jun 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Eighteenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law

Chicago, Illinois, USA
The New York location is sold out, but there is still room to register for the Live Webcast on May 30-31, 2017.  To register, click on the Webcast tab above to navigate to the Webcast page. Why You Should Attend        This program focuses on current critical issues of information privacy, cybersecurity and data protection faced by all companies.  The I...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 14, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendCopyright law is one of the most dynamic and headline-grabbing areas of law practice.  In recent years, copyright disputes delivered evermore of headline-grabbing litigation that reinforced or questioned some long-standing copyright law principles while touching off spirited debate in artistic, cultural and business circles.  Whether the issue addressed a controversi...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendThe catalyst could be the controversial name of a sports franchise or the design of an iconic athletic shoe.  Whatever the stimulus, trademark law is witnessing a global broadening of its reach on society and business that seems to glimpse just the start of this law’s boundless geographical impact.  As business globalizes and the online channels through which b...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

International Tax Issues 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendAs the world’s economies grow increasingly integrated, the international tax laws of the U.S. impact a greater percentage of businesses and transactions.  These international tax rules affect not only large U.S. and foreign-based multinationals, but also increasingly affect mid-sized and smaller firms, financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and other comm...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2017: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

Chicago, Illinois, USA
This advanced program is designed for private or corporate and other in-house practitioners with patent experience who wish to improve their general claim drafting and amendment writing skills. By way of homework and classroom sample problems and solutions, attendees will have the opportunity to concentrate for two days on the specialized skills required in their technological area by receiving in...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 27, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendWhether you are new to the field or seeking a quick refresher or an update, this is the securities law primer that you won’t want to miss. This program will provide an overview and discussion of the basic aspects of the U.S. federal securities laws by leading in-house and law firm practitioners as well as SEC staff. Emphasis will be placed on the interplay among the Secu...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Litigation 2017: Advanced Techniques & Best Practices

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendWhether you are plaintiff’s or defendant’s counsel, you must be up-to-date on the current state of the law and quickly develop successful litigation strategies and tactics. Outside and in-house lawyers with national reputations in patent litigation will offer guidance on trying and managing bench and jury patent trials, as well as U.S. Patent Office post-grant tria...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 20, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Oct 25, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

19th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendImproving the skill of identifying, appreciating and weighing your client’s leverage in negotiating the commercial real estate fundamentals (rents, vacancy rates and development activity) will be the focus of the 2017 Commercial Real Estate Institute in this improving market. Practitioners with this understanding will find it easier to achieve and maintain a viable real ...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA 2017: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Nov 2, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendCompanies continue turning to licensing because it offers valuable economic and strategic opportunities.  Licensing can be used to gain access to intellectual property at a lower cost than developing or purchasing intellectual property assets, and as a way of generating new sources of revenue out of existing intellectual property assets.  Virtually every business tod...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
This three-day program will focus on the tax issues presented by the entire spectrum of modern major corporate transactions, from relatively simple single-buyer acquisitions of a division or subsidiary to multi-party joint ventures, cross-border mergers, and complex acquisitions of public companies with domestic and foreign operations, including spin-offs and other dispositions of unwanted operati...

Practising Law Institute




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